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for hours, even crying at times. >> in tacoma, washington, christie and burt goler, husband and wife, are both in pain, his caused by multiple sclerosis. >> my leg is constantly being electrocuted from the inside out. >> hers caused by a car accident 16 years ago. >> i was in a big old '77 chevrolet station wagon, bent it in half. i looked in my rearview mirror and i could actually see the woman putting mascara on, and i knew i was in trouble. >> you are slowing down or stopping at the light. >> i was at a complete stop. i just saw her barrelling toward me. i could see she wasn't even looking at the light. >> she was putting on mascara? >> yes. that i could see, and she just plowed right into me. unfortunately to this day i still have back issues because of it. >> are you in pain right now? >> i am. yeah. the pain medications make a huge difference, thank goodness. without them, i don't think i would be able to work a full-time job. >> but she says after the new state law passed no doctor would treat her. how hard has it been to find doctors who will give you the pain medications you
christie. >> greta: they've got to fix the problems and stop relying on the federal government. they're going to constantly need money. >>> president obama gets slammed by a very unhappy citizen. wait to you hear what the sides is saying and you will. you tell us. is he justified. >>> in two minutes, if you think lawmakers aren't doing enough to solve our fiscal problems take a look at this former senator, he's going to extreme measures to avoid the cliff. why does he think this wild video will help? more of the video you can't miss in just two minutes. embarrassed about my skin. [ designer ] enough of just covering up my moderate to severe plaque psoriasis. i decided enough is enough. ♪ [ spa lady ] i started enbrel. it's clinically proven to provide clearer skin. [ rv guy ] enbrel may not work for everyone -- and may not clear you completely, but for many, it gets skin clearer fast, within 2 months, and keeps it clearer up to 9 months. [ male announcer ] because enbrel®, etanercept, suppresses your immune system, it may lower your ability to fight infections. serious, sometimes
cash ends january 2nd. >>> coming up, gop 2.0. it is rubio versus ryan versus christie versus jindal versus cruz. have the new darlings of right learned anything from the mistakes of 2012? maybe. we'll discuss ahead on "now." ♪ i'd like to thank eating right, whole grain, multigrain cheerios! mom, are those my jeans? [ female announcer ] people who choose more whole grain tend to weigh less than those who don't. multigrain cheerios starts with arthritis pain and a choice. take tylenol or take aleve, the #1 recommended pain reliever by orthopedic doctors. just two aleve can keep pain away all day. back to the news. >>> last week, 200 fast-food works are went on strike in new york city, calling for $15 an hour and the right to unionize. the protests, organized bay group called fast-food forward, draw attention to low-wage jobs. according to the atlantic, borough of labor statistics estimate 7 out of 10 will be low wage fields. nationally, fast food workers earn $8.72 an hour, or a little more than $18,000 a year, according to the bls. to put that in perspective, poverty line for a fa
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than a month ago. the famous boardwalk was left in pieces. today governor chris christie asked the president and congress for more financial aid. christie says it's going to take $37 billion to recover and the president promises to help. >> he knows that our work is not done any more than the work in the states is done. >> president obama is expected to ask for $50 billion in storm relief for new jersey, new york and connecticut. >>> meantime, president obama made a special trip to virginia today to highlight his fix for the "fiscal cliff." the deadline for the president and congress to find a way to avoid tax increases and spending cuts is 25 days away. president obama made a special point to sit with a middle class family in virginia this afternoon. he was trying to offer an example of who would be hurt by the republican tax proposal. >> for them to be burdened unnecessarily because democrats and republicans aren't coming together to solve this problem gives the sense of the costs involved in very personal terms. >> republicans are standing behind their counter-offer to chose
government. >> back to the future. what about chris christie? he was on jon stewart this week. we have a clip. let's show it. it was a funny moment. >> the week before the storm, you were out there, president obama couldn't lead his way out of a paper bag with a fistful of 20s. and then right after the storm was over, you were like, this man is a leader. doesn't that tell you something about the game? what does that tell you about the game? >> what it tells me is people have different skill sets at different times. that's what it does. [ laughter ] >> i see. >> so he wasn't a leader until you needed leadership. >> maybe until he was presented with a stark opportunity to lead. >> chris christie is a very popular politician right now. >> he is on a roll right now. he was on "saturday night live." he was quoting lyrics from springsteen, meet me tonight in atlantic city. he was on "the daily show." this is hilarious. he certainly seems to look the most vibrant of anybody i see on the gop side right now. but it's 2012, david. why are we talking about this so early? >> don't be so cynical. lawrence
to supervisor christi olague. >> welcome. >> if we could continue this item until the second week of december. we would like to have one more meeting with the merchants so we can discuss the controls and make sure that community is on board with what is presented here today. >> our next meeting is december 10th. >> perfect. >> that would be perfect >> do we have public comment on item no. 8? seeing none, public comment is closed. do we have a motion then to continue this to december 10th meeting? >> i move. >> second. >> roll call. >> i didn't catch who made the motion? >> commissioner yee riley. >> okay. >> seconded by commissioner white. commissioners, we have a motion by commissioner yee riley and seconded by commissioner white to continue board of supervisors file no. 120814 to the december 10th meeting on that motion roll call? >> yes. >> commissioner adams? >> yes. >> commissioner dooley? >> yes. >> commissioner dwight is absent. commissioner ortiz-cartagena? >> yes. >> commissioner o'brien, absent. commissioner white? >> yes. >> commissioner yee riley? >> yes. >>
the state's general assembly today for a procedural vote before it heads to governor chris christie's desk. the bill additionally stipulates that new jersey's minimum wage be adjusted automatically, up or down, tied to the consumer price index. the bill did not pass the state assembly last week with enough support to override an anticipated gubernatorial veto. here's a good reason why you might want to check what your references are saying about you.. a new career builder study notes, 62% of employers state that when they contacted an applicant's reference, that person had nothing positive to say about the candidate. three in ten employers say they have caught a fake reference on a job application. the study surveyed hiring managers and human resource professionals across industries and company sizes. the majority of working americans say they would "take a pass" on the annual holiday party-- and would rather have the cash. when surveyed--73 percent of employees said they prefer a cash bonus. the second most popular holiday wish is a raise--at 60%. followed by, extra paid time off--
-to-head is going to be really difficult. chris: i want hillary clinton versus chris christie. a joyful occasion for us all. when we return, scoops and predictions. chris: john, tell me something i don't know. >> big pressure from top republicans on south carolina governor nikki haley to anoint representative tim scott, an african-american, to the senate. they want her to help the party salvage demographic problems. chris: does she want the seat? >> i haven't heard that but if not, they want him to have it. >> i want to talk south carolina, too. she says she will not take the seat and i think what's interesting is getting beyond the demint replacement, who in the senate who remains will be the tea party front runner and look at mike lee of utah who's not had as great a profile filling the demint void. chris: he was the forerunner to the opposition to the handicap measure. >> federal reserve will keep helping with the economy because of the fiscal cliff situation denting consumer confidence and business confidence so you really need ben bernanke in there. on friday.t news >> unemployment report w
months pregnant. and i left him. >> reporter: jared and christie fry is being asked to give the baby back to h.hann within 10 days. but they're not guilty giving in -- but they're not giving in. they believe that the court made an error and they will lift that up with the supreme court. >> it is possible that everybody in this case was doing what was in the best interest of the girl. >> the little girl caught in the middle of all of this is turning 2 years old in march. it's not clear if she will be spending that birthday with the family she has known or the father that wants to be with his daughter. >>> cory curtis is being asked to stop having children. court records show that curtis joes roughly $85,000 including interest. curtis says he's been making payments over the last two years and says he has a good relationship with his children. >>> your daily doze of aspirin may not be as effective as you think. a new study shows that taking pills that are coated could reduce the drugs effectiveness or even take away its effectiveness all together when it comes to reducing heart attacks and s
. >>> new jersey governor chris christie is making a personal plea for federal disaster aid. the republican governor paid an unannounced visit to the white house to ask president obama for $83 billion in aid for new jersey, new york, and connecticut. he also met with members of congress. it was their first meeting since touring new jersey disaster areas in late october. >>> tea party leader and some same gop king maker senator jim demint of south carolina is stepping down from congress on january 1st. demint will become the head of the heritage foundation. that's a conservative think tank with an $80 million a year budget. demint is just two years into a second six-year term and south carolina governor nikki haley will appoint his successor. >>> well, it sure does sound like a plot out of a tom clancey cold war novel. a rogue navy sailor is accused of selling tracking technology to the russians. nbc affiliate reporter andy fox with wavy has that story. >> reporter: robert hoffman appeared in court wearing a t-shirt with a rooster on it with the boards born to fight in reference to cock figh
, over to you. >>> five things to know today. new jersey governor chris christie will travel to washington, d.c. to ask for sandy aid. and later tonight he's going to join jon stewart on "the daily show." >> people can now legally possess and smoke pot in washington state beginning today. adults can have up to an ounce of marijuana but they cannot smoke it in public. >> a new pantlyland opens up in the -- fantasyland opens up in the park. the park is adding places like the village, journey to the little mermaid and be our guest restaurant. >> a big donation for komen maryland today. the anne arundel county firefighters are giving the group $10,000 for all breast cancer awareness month. the firefighters wore special pink uniform shirts adorned with the well-known pink ribbon. >> the 55th anniversary of the whopper, you can get the burger for just 55 cents. the deal is good today through sunday but keep in mind you have to buy another whopper at full price first to get the deal on the burger. >> the suicide spiked during the holidays is just not true. th
donation to the cause. a check for $10,000 to the susan g. komen foundation later today. >>> chris christie will be asking for more help rebuilding his state after hurricane sandy devastated that area. he'll then head to new york. >>> chick peas and lettuce, that's all he's eating for breakfast. newark mayor booker is now into the third day of living on food stamps. now until december 12th he agreed to eat only what he could buy for $4 a day. this idea came from a twitter conversation he had with a woman. >>> people in the u.s. can now travel to cuba. president barack obama eased restrictions earlier this year but the tourists still can't come and go as they please. there are still restrictions on what they can see and what they can do. it's been put in place by the u.s. government. >>> the voices will be back in baltimore this weekend. we're talking about the joyous voices of the acappella caroling group. they're going to perform at the walters' art museum on sunday. it will take place in the afternoon and filled with hot cocoa and a lot of holiday goodies. the concert runs from 1:00 until
at the white house, christie visited members of congress. new york's governor did the same earlier this week. the president is committed to helping. >> he knows our work is not done anymore than the work in the states is done. >> reporter: president obama is expected to ask congress for $50 billion in storm relief. new york, new jersey, and connecticut say they need $83 billion. the deans say they'd be grateful for a straight answer. >> what should the federal government do? >> cut through the red tape and get people in line with what they're doing. >> reporter: communities like this know they may have to fight for every dollar. in seaside heights, new jersey for wjz eyewitness news. >> for now, residents in seaside heights can only visit in the daylight. >>> the dutchess is back in the palace. she left the hospital today. the future queen spent lee days being treated for severe morning sickness. kate smiled as she entered a car that whisked her to kensington palace for more rest. media from around the world are following her every move. it wi
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tomorrow night at 11:00. new jersey governor chris christie will be in the studio. here it is, your moment of zen. >> his music has been one, long brilliant improvisation on the wonderful rhythms of life. captioning sponsored by comedy central captioned by media access group at wgbh access.wgbh.org captioning sponsored by comedy central ( theme song playing ) ( cheers and applause ) ♪ ♪ ( cheers and applause ) >> stephen: welcome to the report. good to have you with us. >> stephen! stephen! stephen! stephen! stephen! >> stephen: thank you very much, ladies and gentlemen. please, sit down. i gotta say, i love this little golden thing. i'm going to use it to sneak into hog warts to steal that invisibility cloak. folks, it is night three of honesofhobit week. we've had ian mckellan, martin freeman, and tonight andy circus. ( applause ) my first question will be, of course, "what do i have in my pocketses?" shhh! don't tell. mr. circus, of course, is the pioneer in the art of performance capture. he has played so many of the great computer-generated characters, not just gollan, but king
christie. >> and also politics in virginia leading up to the attorney general who the governor may run as an independent. >> the attorney general who traditionally waits his turn, moves up to luents governor and then moves up to governor, a guy who is a big dialing of the conservative fan base and the republican party in virginia. the luents governor is set up to run for governor four years ago then had to wait another attorney general. he is not happy about this. he is -- according to "the washington examiner" he is thinking about running as an independent. the committee chairman, the clirn fundraiser would be the governor of virginia. if you would have told me that five years ago i would have called you nuts. >> one state we did not walk about today is wisconsin. it should be interesting because scott walker coming out of the successful recall is running for re-election. he's being talked about as a high presidential hopeful in 2016. president obama had a sizeable victory in wisconsin just last month. i spts the democrats would want to beat him and get him out of the mix but did hear
and christy frei called the same agency looking to adopt. when bland gave birth to talia, the agency arranged for the freis to adopt her. the trouble is, no one ever told the girl's father. court papers show the birth mother knowingly gave the adoption agency the wrong contact information for mr. achane. two addresses in texas, even though she knew he was in south carolina. tyra bland told "good morning america" her husband wasn't there for her and that's why she turned to the freis and adoption. >> they cared, you know, about me and, you know, the well-being of lia when he wasn't there. when he wasn't around. when he didn't care. he showed no interest in me being pregnant. when he left me, he didn't leave my with an address. >> reporter: but achane's lawyer told me that's just not true. that his client provided for bland by paying the bills and that he wanted to care for their baby. >> they took a child away from a married father. >> reporter: achane has since divorced his wife. but around the time talia was supposed to be born, achane contacted his wife's sister and brother-in-law in an eff
're going to play a game called what's your jersey score? governor of new jersey? >> chris christie. >> but this time, it's trucks. great tv? >> this is white trash, redneck "jersey shore." >> reporter: not according to the critics. >> what i saw in the promo reel was an orgy of young people with utter and complete lack of any concern for their future. >> reporter: not even the critics shooting the strongest criticism. joe manchin the re-elected senator of west virginia. >> i understand they took five, six different tape takes to ge act outrageously. >> reporter: he's steaming. >> manchin is so angry he fired off a letter to mtv defending the dignity of his state, calling for changes. something that chris christie tried in new jersey. >> positive for new jersey or negative. >> negative for new jersey. >> these kids from grown up in the hills of west virginia. they live life loud and proud and we follow that adventure. >> shame says the senator from west virginia. >> is that what we're trying to promote for the sack of the almigh almigh almigh almighty dollar? >> mtv hasn't comment
hurricane sandy, shawn. >> tom fitzgerald, thank you. >>> new jersey governor chris christie met with president obama to talk about the after math from superstorm sandy. he's pressing the white house for federal assistance to speed up the recovery process. president obama is expected to ask congress for $50 billion in additional emergency funds for the state's heavily affected by the storm. christ eye ie was widely criticized by fellow republicans for praising the president and the federal government's response to sandy one week before election day. governor christie was not the only lawmaker asking for help. a number of lawmakers from the northwest travelled to the district and their focus is to get more help to pay to fix trains and ports that suffered from sandy. >> it was the large transit disaster in the nation's history. four out of 10 of the nation's transit riders, of the nation's transit riders have their commutes disrupted by the storm and many do today. >> what happens in our port district&affects the entire nation. our losses from superstorm send rippled through the e
is for the east coast. new jersey governor chris christie says superstorm sandy caused $37 billion in damages to his state. christie was in washington, making stops at the white house and capitol hill, asking lawmakers for an additional $83 billion in his state as well as new york and connecticut. today we'll learn the fate of a tour bus driver for a crash that killed 15 passengers. the jury will announce a verdict for williams today, who's accused of running a bus off the road and striking a pole in new york city in 2011. he's pled not guilty to manslaughter, claiming a tractor-trailer cut him off. prosecutors say he was tired and may have fallen asleep. if convicted, he faces 15 years in jail. >>> the parade float driver involved in the train accident that killed four people will not be charged. the float was hit by a freight train. four veterans of iraq and afghanistan were killed, and 16 more people were hurt. >>> an eye opener for men. in news 4 for your health, a new study finds that men are not only more likely to be diagnosed from cancer but are more likely to die from it. a study out
accustomed to a certain level of national fame, if not infamy. those like new jersey governor chris christie. perhaps, the only contender to have actually hugged president obama. or ohio senator rob portman, a constant presence next to mitt romney on the trail. virginia governor, bob mcdonnell, of the transvaginal proposal and scott walker whose union fighting ways made him a darling of the tea party. just to be clear, reports of the demise of the republican party are greatly exaggerated. the gop may have taken a licking, but they will most certainly keep on ticking. still, let's not be fooled by this new herd into thinking that we have a new party. reformed from lessons of november 6th. from this class alone, governors jindal, rick perry, scott walker have signalled their refusal to set up state-run health exchanges required by the affordable care act. marco rubio, paul ryan, michele bachmann, john thune and others have sworn allegiance to grover norquist by signing on to the federal taxpayer protection pledge. all thee three of the rising stars are women that doesn't mean they support wome
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before that roger urged chris christie to run and then there was a report in 2011 that he had urged petraeus. but this recording really takes it to another level because although casey mcfarland and -- they say it was a joke, you can hear her on the recording over and over again you know trying to get information to bring back to roger. it is not like it was just a quick joke at the end of an interview. she asks repeatedly. they talk about would murdoch bankroll it and maybe petraeus was sort of brushing some of it off. but at the same time it seemed like she was really trying to get information to give back to roger who for their own belief, wanted petraeus to run. >> bill: the fact is though, this sort of proves there's no daylight at all between the republican party and roger ailes and fox news, right? they're all part of the same -- is there nothing illegal or wrong with that? i don't know. >> i think you're saying -- i can't think of any other network or tv executive who could get away with something like thi
come next week. it would make michigan the 24th right to work state in the nation. >>> chris christie explains his change of heart of president obama. check out what he told jon stewart on "the daily show." >> people have different skill sets at different times. >> so he wasn't a leader until you needed leadership? >> maybe until he was presented with a stark opportunity. >> "thursday night football" the denver broncos beat the oakland raiders 26-13. that's eight straight wins for the broncos. one sad note. a fan fell from the top deck of the coliseum during that game. he is hospitalized and he is in serious condition. it's a dreadful thing. >> certainly hope he can recover. that's terrible. >>> let's turn and talk about a story we chatted about yesterday. the cover story for "time" magazine. we were talking about it and that was the picture. that's the commissioner talking about some of the ways he was hoping to reform the sport of football so it has less of a toll on the athletes. among the ideas on the table were doing away with kickoffs, which are seen to be one of the most danger
center, a prisoner trying to wrestle a gun away from a police officer. christy alleto is lye with the latest. >> reporter: good morning. a prisoner at a hospital turns on hospital staff and the guard who was watching him. it all started wednesday afternoon at the university of maryland saint josephs medical center. police say a female officer was guarding a prisoner who had been taken to the er for medical attention. during that time the hospital staffer noticed the prisoner had some sort of needle hidden in prison clothing. the officer stepped but the man tried to grab her gun. thanks to the officers quick response, no one was hurt. sgld -- >>> an over night blaze claimed the life of a man. an elderly man found dead inside. his identity is not being released at this time. two firefighters suffered minor injuries. >>> city police make their 1000th illegal gun arrest this year. they made it last night in the 3700 block of manchester avenue when they stopped a home invasion in progress. the mayor and chief credit to foot patrols. >>> it turns out the national aquarium in the in
"blackwards," ron christie. thank you so much for joining us inside "the war room" again. >> governor, it is nice to see you again. >> jennifer: all right. so do you think republicans have recovered from losing the election? >> well, i think we have. i think there's no question that although president obama got less of the popular vote than he did the last time around, his electoral college numbers went up. he won. but the other thing that i would say to you governor, is senate republicans, the american people voted for the status quo. they kept the republicans running the majority in the house of representatives to keep a check on the executive branch and so while we did take a shellacking in the presidential election, we still have one of the houses of congress -- it is up to the congress to negotiate with the president. >> jennifer: i gotta stop you on that though because the democrats won the popular vote in the house races too by a million votes. yes, republicans maintained control. but they lost seats and a large
amid this debt crisis going on, new jersey governor chris christie is at the white house asking for more aid in the aftermath of hurricane sandy. the president is going to ask congress for $50 billion. new jersey and new york will no doubt want a big slice of that but disaster relief is being held hostage by the fiscal cliff. how much pressure does this additional pressure put on republicans, seeing chris christie show up at the white house knowing that he needs money for his hard-hit state? >> it's a tremendous amount of pressure. part of what the strategy of think of what we're see hearing is the republicans are becoming increasingly isolated. you think about the discharge position. essentially even if they don't sign on to it, the point is they're going to own this mess. they're the ones who are seen to be, as the public suggests, not willing to make a deal. it is not unreasonable. we've all seen those horrifying images from the devastation of hurricane sandy. it's not unreasonable the governor of the state of new jersey would come and say i need help. americans are going to
for the economy? we'll have our own reality check next. first, new jersey governor chris christie stops by "the daily show" to chat with jon stewart about his run-in with the boss. >> and he came up and put his hand out and i shook his hand. i tried to be cool. >> sure. >> i wasn't. >> no. >> and then he said, come on, give me a hug. and i said all right. and i hugged him. >> did he go, come on stop, let me go? >> no. i was -- that's always hard to judge, when do you stop the man hug? that's hard. >> did you give had him -- you got to give also this the pat or just go slow dance? >> i went slow dance. >> you have to be kidding me. >> i went slow dance. >> no pat. i went slow dance. >> oh. >> but -- but then, he said the most amazing thing to me. he said, it's official, we're friends. >> oh, wow. that's nice. five succulent entr, like our tender snow crab paired with savory garlic shrimp. just $12.99. come into red lobster and sea food differently. and introducing 7 lunch choices for just $7.99. [ male announcer ] are you on medicare? do you have the coverage you need? open enrollment ends frida
answer to the washington gridlock? and is he planning a run for governor against chris christie. for analysis, we'll turn to joe klein of "time" magazine. "washington post" columnist michael gerson and our own norah o'donnell and major garrett, our chief white house correspondent. it's all ahead on "face the nation." captioning sponsored by cbs from cbs news in washington, "face the nation" with bob schieffer. >> schieffer: good morning again. well to the famous combos of modern life, from mac and cheese peanut butter and jelly rum and coke, bread and butter, and salt and pep pepper, add one more pair simpson-bowles. alan simpson may be in wyomingy and erskine bowles in north carolina but you can't mention one without think of the other. when you headed up the bipartisan deficit commission appointed by the president you laid out the dire consequences if we don't get the country back on a sound financial footing. the two sides are still at loggerheads. i guess i would start this morning by mr.-- and mr. bowles, why don't you go first-- is all this just posture or are they really
, the paul ryans and chris christie and bobby jindal? is it really that real divide with the very conservative wing of the party? and if either case, how do they bridge that divide moving forward? >> i do think there is a need to talk to america differently. maybe it is generational. i feel like i span that generation where i find myself now older than a lot of new republicans even elected officials right now -- >> they have the 80s class in now. >> i don't know how i became old but i have. but it does need to be a shift to new republicans. there a lot of them out there. frankly i'd love to see the media talk to a lot of new republicans, the jeb hencerlings and paul ryan and bobby jindal and marco rubio, a lot of strong, younger voices in the party i would like to see more on. i turn on the tv and see newt gingrich back on tv. he hasn't been a republican leader in about 16 years. that's a long time. we need to shift and hear some of the newer voices in the party. >> i have to say just because you have some gray hair doesn't mean you can say those things. this isn't just about bein
it was decorated like the north pole. santa claus was there along with vy that blue and olympians christie yamaguchi and michael johnson. you can't forget the -- what a great way to celebrate. a lot of those kids are make a wish children. we wish them nothing but the best. they had a great time out there today, diane. >> looked very nice. thanks a lot, henry. >>> and before we go we want to update the situation on the storm. take a look at the backup at the toll plaza at the bay bridge. it's wet out there, anthony. there's a lot of traffic people coming in probably from some holiday parties. >> yeah. and the traffic is just the indication of how fast this rain has fallen. in you can see from our radar the heaviest stuff beginning to push into san francisco. if you're heading out keep the umbrellas handy. we'll have updates on nbcbayarea.com. you can follow us on facebook and twitter when we're not here to get the very latest on your radar and flooding we're expecting for tomorrow. >> thanks. anthony. thank you for choosing nbc bay area at 6:00. good night. >>> coming up next on "tech now"
. we're talking about records that were broken from the 70s, corpus christi 86 degrees. now the reason we're seeing this is because our jet stream is so far to the north. notice the trough and the dip in the jet stream on the west. that's why we're seeing the storms. but in response we're seeing the ridge building in. that is when we see the record warmth. we'll see a little break in the pattern at least the northern plains looks like sometime next week. but sunday more record highs will be broken including getting close and in st. louis we could see records falling here. it looks like a warm start to december at least for the next week or so at least for south. back to you. >> kim, thank you. >>> as we turn overseas now more than 100,000 people took to the streets of cairo today. this time they were there to support the new president and his bold move to give himself sweeping powers. from egypt, nbc's jim maceda with the latest on that showdown. >> reporter: this was president morsi's day. tens of thousands of his muslim brotherhood and other islamist supporters packed the streets out
has put her there. there are unanswered questions why we didn't have security for christy veins, why we couldn't get security there why it took so long to admit it was terrorist attack. so the president has putter in a difficult position, floating her name as secretary of state but not nominating her and having her come to thisol and do interviews with unanswered questions. it's unfair. >> are you making her the scapegoat, senator? >> no. we're trying to get the answers. every single member, even senator graham and senator mccain came back and said they're willing to listen to her. they have had a difficult meeting this week. susan collins still has questions. i have questions, and i'm sure the american people do. so we need to get the benghazi situation behind us, get the facts out, and make sure we never lose an american ambassador again because our defense mechanisms were asleep at the switch. >> since the cia says they were the one who developed the talking points, and she merely recited the talking points, why blame her for failing either in the intelligence community or in the
. >> what do you think it was? was it the getting together with governor christie and that great show of bipartisanship? was it the fact that your side couldn't push the benghazi issue that they were pushing for some weird reason before that? what changed the last week for obama? >> i think sandy changed it a little bit. they let the president be president. i think it helped. >> i would also say this race was more of a referendum in some way on mitt romney than it was the president and that's unusual. >> did your side -- i know you're a true believer and i respect that. i mean it. do you think they didn't really believe he believed? >> no, i don't think that was the problem. i think the bigger problem was two things. they never personally connected with him. they never felt this attachment and didn't see him as this person. that's his personality. secondly, i think we failed midd middle-income blue collar voters who feel we no longer understand their daily life and that we think it'sal about the social issues and fighting the tax breaks for the wealthy. >> i know. my dad's a regular r
in the pack of the usual suspects. we can talk about a few of them. marko rubio and there is it chris christy might be one. in jeb bush. >> in fact there is it a deep bench i think on the republican side. there is it a lot of the people who would be possibly . who will want to come forward. it might be and it is possible 2016 will be a fracous on the republican side and a stately walking toward the coronation on the democraticic side. i say that within the context of knowing that four years of history can turn a number of things on their head. >> what about a third party candidate. earlier this year. 30 percent of people said they were republicans and demcreates and rest independent. >> the country is ripe. i have seen the response that the elictorate offers in the real world activities to that . dana, there is a problem. the electoral system in this country make its extremely difficult for third party candidate to emerge. peggy wrote about there is so much dissatisfaction in the electorate there is it a desire for alternatives to emerge particularly in the center. >> great transition to my n
with governor chris christie at the white house. the topic-- federal aid for storm recovery. the president is expected to ask congress for about $50 billion in additional emergency assistance. ruben ramirez is in seaside heights, new jersey, where business owners are striving to recover. ruben? >> reporter: thanks, tom. yes, nearly six weeks after super-storm sandy devastated this barrier island off the coast of new jersey, there's still a curfew in place. a lot of the traffic you see behind me is a lot of those longtime residents from the island and business owners who have bn going back day in and day out, trying to recover and repair whatever's left. some of those business owners we had a chance to speak to today. they say they'll reopen come next summer. >> you've kbchb in business 33 years, have you seen this sort of devastation before. >> no, nothing like this. we-- that's the reason we stayed because they were explaining that there was going to be a terrible storm. but we, of this magnitude we had no idea. this is just like -- hard to believe. >> here we are almost six weeks after t
house. >> reporter: but that dream soon turned into a nightmare for christie meredith and her family. >> usually there are droppings on the stove. three to four mice a day. >> reporter: most of them in the kitchen but also in the den and bathroom. >> my son is terrified. he is only 3. why should he have to live like this. >> reporter: the landlord touts great customer service but the merediths say despite more than a dozen calls and e-mails, way point has done nothing. >> anytime i would call them for a problem they would just blow me off. >> sounds like it particular infestation is really bad. >> reporter: tenant rights lawyer says you have recourse if your landlord ignores any serious problem. >> contact the local authorities. >> reporter: depending on the issue it's usually the building or health department. >> they will pressure the landlord. not only will they be responsible for penalties, payable to the tenants but they will be responsible for penalties payable to the city if they don't make the repairs. >> reporter: but you may have to complain a couple of times to be heard. i
.m. eastern on msnbc, the place for politics. >>> well, new jersey governor chris christie is making a personal plea for federal disaster aid in the wake of hurricane sandy. the republican governor paid an unannounced visit to the white house to ask the president for $83 billion in aid for new jersey, new york and connecticut. he also met with members of congress. it was their first meeting since touring new jersey disaster areas in late october. >>> tea party leader and some say gop king-maker, senator jim demint of south carolina, is stepping down from congress, this happening on january 1st. demint will become head of the heritage foundation. that's a conservative think tank with an $80 million-a-year budget. demint is just two years into a second six-year term, and south carolina governor nikki haley will appoint his successor. >>> so, 2012 was officially the most expensive election in american political history. the final reports show that spending on the campaign broke the $2 billion landmark and milestone in its final weeks, helping set the record. las vegas casino mogul sheld
hit the jersey shore, also leaving a huge financial dent. new jersey governor chris christie announcing the preliminary cost of the damage is a record-high $29.4 billion, a number expected to rise. new york governor andrew cuomo also planning to ask the federal government for at least $30 billion to help his state in its recovery. meanwhile, new york is getting $27 million in federal funds to hire more than 5,000 sandy cleanup workers. holiday shopping season is off to a record start -- 247 million shoppers visiting stores and websites over the four-day weekend starting on thanksgiving, spending totaling over $59 billion, with the average holiday shopper spending $423. but if you're in the market for a partridge in a pear tree or seven swans a-swimming, you better start saving. this year's "twelve days of christmas" gift list will cost you over $100,000. for "teen kids news," i'm lauren green, "fox news channel in the classroom." >> we're going to take you back to early 1940s. world war ii was raging. here at home, the u.s. government put into play a drastic policy. people of
? weekly unemployment claims spike. governor chris christie pressed president obama for additional aid. >> i am going home, guys. >> hiring plans plans last month. matching a record low from november of 2008. planned layoffs rose 20% to their highest levels in six months. consumer spending is down. >> i want to thank tiffany. >> the fiscal cliff negotiations are down to president obama and john boehner. the uncertainty could take a toll. >> it hasn't affected hiring and layoff decisions yet but it will if we get into next year and haven't nailed this down. >> on monday the president travels to michigan to talked economy at a diesel plant. >> why is superstar sandy plain such a role in the jobs report? >> 24 states were affected one way or the other. businesses had to shut down. between the fiscal cliff and senate come when my has seen it up to 200,000 jobs added. instead we're looking at something more like 100,000 we think. not very good. >> tara mergener, thank you. you can apply for official federal assistance immediately. the deadline is this month for some workers. for more affirm
ten minutes from 7:00. five things to know today. new jersey governor chris christie travels to washington to ask for for money to help from the recovery for hurricane sandy. >>> a big donation for komen maryland today. the anne arundel county firefighters are giving the group $10,000. firefighters wore pink uniform shirts adorned with the pink ribbon. >>> citigroup is cutting 11,000 jobs in an effort to slash costs. that's about 4% of its work force. the move is expected to save the company $900 million in 2013. and more than $1 billion annually starting in 2014. >> all right, time to pack up, we're going to florida! the new fantasyland opens up for the magic kingdom park today. it's the largest expansion in the park's history. it's adding places like gaston's victimmage and the be our guest restaurant. >>> next year fedex will offer employees up to two years' pay to leave the company. the company says this is an effort to cut costs by nearly $2 billion a year. the changes at the shipping giant are in response to a customer shift away from premium package delivery services.
governor chris christie meeting with white house and capitol hill officials thursday, new york governor andrew cuomo making the trip on monday. combined they are asking for more than $77 billion of federal relief. white house press secretary jay carney said wednesday it's too early to say how much relief money the obama administration will request. he pointed out the administration has already designated more than $2 billion. transportation secretary ray lahood announced 10 million more dollars for new jersey thursday. emily schmidt, washington. >> that just sounds like a drop in the bucket. >>> in case you missed it live, here's a holiday treat we've reheated for you, the lighting of the national christmas tree that took place earlier tonight down on the ellipse right outside the white house. >> four, three, two, one. [ cheering and applause ] >> the free is ball. the president and his family -- the tree is beautiful. the president and his family are beautiful. it's a beautiful night in washington d.c., isn't it? that's a colorado blue spruce that came this way from virginia. it was tr
. gerald butler excites some soccer fans. best bets.d's >> got into chris christie comes town to meet with senators on capitol hill. will any movies be able to take the top spot? >> what is new at the movies. >> i will give you a short no.er, this is what we have any way. an old school crime drama and a midnight comedy. describes the new movies this week. >> he is the new soccer coach. >> he plays a has been soccer talked into coaching his in "plan for keeps." they include catherine zeta jones. don't expect anything new in this of by the numbers amid light comedy. worth one star, rated pg-13. you can keep playing for keeps. the other movie is deadfall. bana escapes from a casino robbery and survive a crash and up, a bowling to meet border andcanadian get interesting. three stars, are rated, a great old school crime drama. best we can betts, lincoln, skyfall, and the silver linings playbook. next week will bring the hall -- the hobbit. are you a fan? >> there has been a lot of talk. highly anticipated. we go. children get a special visit from santa claus. >> i am chris van cleve. a wom
. new jersey's governor chris christie says the storm caused $37 billion in damages to his state alone. today he made the rounds at the white house and on capitol hill. he's asking lawmakers for an additional $88$83 billion in zafltzaflt disaster aid for his state and new york and connecticut. >>> tonight dozens of couples are officially to tie the knot in maryland. governor martin o'malley signed the referendum on same-sex marriage into law. this was the first day gay and lesbian couples could pick up marriage licenses in the state. >> we're so excited that on our 30th anniversary we will be married. and how does it change our life? it just unites us completely. we always felt we were married, but now it's legal! >> same-sex marriages won't actually be legal until january 1st. last month maryland, maine and washington became the first states to approve same-sex marriage by popular vote. >>> recreational use of marijuana is legal if washington state, taking effect today. adults are allowed to carry up to an ounce of the drug but stores will not be licensed to sell marijuana for recreat
that governor cuomo is asking for, and governor christie of new jersey is figure for, they will likely get it, but there is no guarantee that folks who need it will get it. >> you have to make sure that money doled out goes to the right people in a tamely fashion -- timely fashion, the way that programs work, as you know, from covering 9/11 and bp. fast, without restricttion and used to ground the way it is supposed to be used. if there are administrative prove lem, then they have to be more efficient. it is that simple. neil: but it seems to be for others who tried to do, what you dwell, that well is a long lag. for those affected, without a house, a few weeks is a long lag, in the scheme of things it may not be. but in this case, it seems that fema was a dollar late and a day short, then some. my only fear, is that giving such entities more power and money may compound this. >> i think that is right, don't forget now, and john knows this, in any hurricane, tornado, earthquake, any natural disaster, the great bulk of the funds comes from private chunks, in individual cases where the individu
christie. >> gov, sit tight. i got this. >> booker. >> governor, stand back! i got this. i got this. >> booker! >> now booker says he will honor a challenge he made to one of his million plus twitter followers to live on food stamps for a week to see how the other half lives. although it's fair to ask, as mayor of newark, doesn't he already know? the s.n.a.p. challenge, as booker calls it, means eating on just $4.32 a day. he he says he's doing to, quote, raise awareness and understanding of food insecurity, reduce the stigma of s.n.a.p. participation, and amplify compassion for individuals and communities in need of assistance. he was told by a constituent that nutrition is not a responsibility of the government. he seems to be itching to prove her wrong. he could run against the govern governor. i'm not saying he's insincere. i'm just wondering what living for just a week in someone else's shoes really proves. it's not like the food stamp challenge hasn't been done before. mayors of philadelphia and phoenix and even super chef mario batali has done it. what will it tell us that we
$60 million. in a joint statement, new york governor andrew cuomo in new jersey gov. chris christie sake, the money will help their states recover, repair, and rebuilt. if they also say the money will be used to protect a region from future storms. both governors recently went to washington to lobby lawmakers for federal funds. american airlines pilots overwhelmingly approved a new labor deal it could help the company out of bankruptcy. the allied pilots association says that three-quarters of its nearly 8000 pilots voted for the agreement. the deal includes some compromises on work rules and but benefits. >> shock, sadness and anger in england this morning. a nurse treating the duchess of cambridge, kate middleton for pregnancy complications apparently took her own life. it happened after that nurse took the price call from to australia and disk jockeys. they were pretended to be queen elizabeth who wanted to check what milton. the nurse put the call through. kron 4 urs catherine heenan has the story. >> this host call was heard around the world. the host of a radio show stated tha
christie explains his change of heart to president obama days after the storm and days before the presidential election. check out what he told jon stewart on "the daily show." >> people have different skill sets at different times. >> i see. so he wasn't a leader until you needed leadership. >> maybe until -- maybe until he was presented with an opportunity to lead. >> all right. >> critics call it a step towards union busting. protests against a proposed new labor law in a state known for organized labor. we are live from michigan next. >>> and call it man versus python. the state of florida needs your help to kill thousands of massive reptiles. why does this sound like it may not end well? they're about 10 times softer and may have surface pores where bacteria can grow and multiply. polident is specifically designed to clean dentures daily. its unique micro-clean formula kills 99.9% of odor causing bacteria and helps dissolve stains, cleaning in a better way than brushing with toothpaste. that's why i recommend using polident. [ male announcer ] polident. cleaner, fresher,
's when chris christie -- >> i don't want to leave now. we have a job to do. that job won't be finished by next year. >> it may be the holiday season, but it seems there is no holiday from campaign politics. >> thanks, paul. >>> well, the priority for congress and the white house tomorrow, making head way on the fiscal cliff. and stopping automatic spending cuts and instant tax hikes from hitting every american. negotiations between the who is and congress has stalled, john boehner calling it a stalemate. there are 30 days to go. charles, draw me a picture, how does this end? is staking out their positions, and really coming and enjoying the ring around the area where they are lease protecting where they want to advance, so the presidents and the democrats are basically outlining the increased revenue side of the spectrum. and the republicans are looking at it and saying come to the table and tell us what you're going to do in terms of cutting entitlements and spending. so both of them are now at this phase where it looks like they're at lagger heads. i happen to believe that we don't k
this point. governor christie in new jersey gets extraordinarily high marks from everybody in the region because he stayed on top of this for weeks and weeks on end, and i think there's legitimate criticism of the president to do the fly in and be the comforter in chief and then to see him heading off for these vacations. i think there's got to be real anger and anxiety on some of the victims. this is the mayor of new york. if you're talking staten island, the governor is in washington, dc asking for more funds. really, that's the richest city in the country in one of the richest states. with fema behind them, they ought to have the resources to really get on top of this. >> they should have been prepared. >> they should have been better prepared and it should not have taken a month to get some of these people into shelter. >> pat, i have a question for you. we had the jersey shore 1992, your big speech. >> lanny loved it. >> people on the floor loved it. >> you helped us win the election, pat. >> now, we had on mtv jersey shore. now we've got a new show coming up called buck wild. >> ri
like-- the president said he's going to cuts through the red tape. governor christie -- we have only 30 seconds left. your thought on whether the president's still on top of this one. >> i am sure he is. i know he meant everything he said. but if you want to cut red tape, have you to cut red tape to cut the red tape. it's terrible what had has happened to so many. tom, i hope that fema's watching and i hope that fema gets extra help and i hope they help you and everybody else in your area. thank you for joining us. you know, we will have you back if nothing's changed in two weeks or even a week. let us know. >> thank you so much. >> thank you, tom. >> coming up, mccain and kerry. is it a new comedy team? why the senators got big laughs on capitol hill today. that's next. two years ago, the people of bp made a commitment to the gulf. bp has paid over twenty-three billion dollars to help those affected and to cover cleanup costs. today, the beaches and gulf are open, and many areas are reporting their best tourism seasons in years. d bp's also committed to america. we support nearly 250,0
like this. and their importance. >> eric: this christie-booker thing is going to get interesting quick. >> andrea: the united states senate rejected a u.n. treaty. [ laughter ] u.n. treaty aimed at banning discrimination against individuals with disabilities. led by senator mike lee. he came out and said our cancers with the convention in the u.n. have nothing to do with the lack of the disabled around the world. this is basically letting families make the best decisions for their kids with special needs. with a brotherer with special needs it should be up to family where they send their children to school. not the united states. it take my hat off. i'm not wearing one. i can see him smiling. take my hat off to the republican senators that led the charge. >> eric: greg. >> greg: i am going to talk about my book. sold out on amazon for a week which is cool but you can get it. if you can't get it at am mon, you can get it barnes & nobles or anything else. apologize for that. weird. >> bob: my one more thing is you are, your book gave me incentive to write my own book. here it is. look at
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